Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

Press Releases

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
Bill would protect American jobs by reforming the H-1B visa program

Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed the Project and Grow American Jobs Act. U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) introduced the bill with Rep. Darrell Issa to reform the H-1B visa system to help prevent outsourcing of American jobs.

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Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
The bill directs more than $500 million in defense funding to San Diego

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) helped pass the Conference Report for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2017, which is the final version of the Senate-House negotiated bill that lays out defense spending and policy for the next fiscal year.

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in support of the Hydropower Policy Modernization Act to expedite the licensing process for non-federal hydropower plants. Rep. Peters released the following statement:

Nov 1, 2017 Press Release
Peters will be the sole representative from the United States Congress

U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) will be a featured speaker at a conference of world climate experts in Vatican City titled Health of People, Health of Planet and our Responsibility: Climate Change, Air Pollution and Health. The workshop will be held Nov.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
Peters strongly supports tough, targeted measures toward Iran

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) followed through on his promise to hold the Iranian regime accountable for its destabilizing activities in the Middle East, and pursuit of ballistic missiles by voting to support the Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act.  

Oct 24, 2017 Press Release
Peters Also Supports New Program to Help CBP Strengthen Global Supply Chain Security

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted in favor of two bills that would take measures to better target border security. The first bill, The INTERDICT Act, authorizes funding to be spent on new technology that would further enable U.S.

Oct 19, 2017 Press Release
Woman is employed housekeeper; One child is 8-years old with special needs

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) strongly condemned the harsh and cruel decision by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to deport a local woman who has two U.S. citizen children, including one small child who has special needs. This is the second time in less than a month a U.S.

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
Blasts Cuts to Energy Innovation and Resiliency Programs

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) advocated for energy innovation and resiliency programs during a hearing with Energy Secretary, Rick Perry on Management and Mission Priorities in the Department of Energy (DOE).

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) voted to support the ‘NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act of 2017’ (H.R. 2105) and the ‘Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Improvement Act’ (H.R. 2763).

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Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada last night:

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